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Updated the listing to say that further disassembly of the frame is possible, to make moving it easier.
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Conditions / Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Last post by tradmanclimbz on April 17, 2015, 11:48:19 PM »
?     have a few really old ratty retired rigs and one decent harness for climbing.
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Epics and Accidents / Re: Missing hiker on Mt. Adams found dead
« Last post by eyebolter on April 17, 2015, 06:12:32 PM »
Great article, thanks.

I'm awfully glad I did the Presidential traverse and Mt Washington many times in winter BEFORE climbing Rainier and then Denali.   On Denali, we met climbers from Colorado who were so overconfident that they were on the mountain and climbed to 17,000 feet in like three days and then bailed because a three day blizzard moved in.  We had more than week's worth of food and fuel, because were were expecting the weather to be like that.   They hiked down and then flew out (because the planes could finally get in) the day I summited.   

Being WAY overconfident does not serve you well in the mountains, even little ones.
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Conditions / Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Last post by Admin Al on April 17, 2015, 02:27:03 PM »
took the ice clippers off the harness today. full and satisfing season 8)

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So you don't have a separate harness?
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Conditions / Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Last post by tradmanclimbz on April 17, 2015, 01:23:27 PM »
took the ice clippers off the harness today. full and satisfing season 8)
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General Climbing / Re: Route name stories?
« Last post by Jeff on April 17, 2015, 10:59:06 AM »
I believe Rane was named for Rainsford, so you're right indirectly!
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General Climbing / Re: Route name stories?
« Last post by strandman on April 17, 2015, 10:35:31 AM »
damn..i thought Hard rane was named after Rainsford ?  you never know
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Conditions / Re: Crawford Notch: Frankenstein, Mt Willard, Mt Webster, etc.
« Last post by Admin Al on April 17, 2015, 09:22:01 AM »
All done folks... It's time for to ROCK on the rock!
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General Climbing / Re: Route name stories?
« Last post by Jeff on April 16, 2015, 03:23:47 PM »
Hard Rane at Frankenstein: When I put this up in '79 with Dave Walters, he told me that Martha Morris had always wanted a climb with her son Rane's name; since we found this climb hard, and it WAS ice, Hard Rane it became! Point of trivia, on the crux I left a tied off Terrordactyl in turf as protection and continued on to the top with a Hummingbird and a Chouinard Zero north wall hammer.

Royal Arches Reminiscence, on Cathedral-- can no longer be done as Frank Zahar and I did the FA(5.9R, A2) in October of 1971; the huge pine tree in the Big Flush, (also used by Ajax Green, Jeff Pheasant & Joe Cote on the FFA 2 years later at 10b) is long gone although it was still mentioned in 1996 inWebster's 3rd edition to the guidebook. Since we climbed the pine from the end of the 5.9 R  slab to gain a branch from which we stepped into the Peanut Gallery Flake, to then diagonal left up the face to the 5.9 layback flake and the well known ledge below the top of the overhanging face right of The Prow, we named it Royal Arches Reminiscence. Frank had climbed that Yosemite classic in the spring of '70 and had talked for a year about climbing the shaky dead tree for which that climb was notorious BITD.
Another point of trivia-- Ajax and his dad Larry watched from the road below Cathedral as Frank and I topped out on the FA .
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Epics and Accidents / Re: Missing hiker on Mt. Adams found dead
« Last post by markvnh on April 16, 2015, 02:39:58 PM »
Really good article. Sheds a bit of light on who she was and how driven she was...
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